3rd International Caparica Conference on Leishmaniasis 2022

24th – 26th October 2022 | Caparica | Portugal

Plenary Speakers

Shaden Kamhawi, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville (USA)

Title: Leishmania transmission by sand flies implicate parasite, vector and host factors as drivers of disease establishment.

Christian Bogdan, M.D.

Affiliation: Director of the Institute of Clinical Microbiology; Immunology and Hygiene University Hospital of Erlangen and Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)

Christopher Fernandez-Prada, DVM, PhD

Affiliation: University of Montreal, McGill University, Chief of the Animal Parasitology Diagnostic Laboratory, Montreal (Canada)

Title: EV-driven genetic exchange in Leishmania as a novel mechanism of drug resistance in eukaryotic parasites.

Martin Olivier, PhD

Affiliation: The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal (Canada)

Title: Leishmania Extracellular Vesicles: From Production to Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Development.

Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, PhD

Affiliation: Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Title: Development of new diagnostic test for the control of visceral leishmaniasis.

David Sacks, PhD

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health (USA)

Title: Sexual reproduction in Leishmania.

Albert Descoteaux, PhD

Affiliation: Centre INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier, Quebec (Canada)

Title: Host and parasite factors influencing host cell metabolism.

Gerald Spaeth, PhD

Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Paris (France)

Title: Epistatic adaptation drives Leishmania fitness gain in culture and the field.

Phillip Scott, PhD

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania (USA)



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